Growing- Summer Term


Welcome to the summer term in Class One!

This term our topic is growing, we will be planting to identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, hunting for wild plants, identifying trees from their leaves, labelling parts of plants and then observing them closely. We will also be using simple equipment in the context of observing the growth of bean plants.

In Literacy we will be focusing on Traditional tales and Non- fiction.

In Maths we will be covering measurement (height, length, weight and volume), place value and multiplication and division.

In PE we will be undertaking Athletics, we will be running, jumping, throwing, catching, working as a team and preparing for Sports Day at the end of term.

In Art we will learning about Van Gogh, creating flowers from different textures and decorating wellies.

In ICT we will be accessing reading eggs and year 1 will be learning about e-safety and programming in particular scratch.

We are completing phase 3,4 and 5 phonics, using letters and sounds.
We also enjoy WildTribe every week, where we explore our surroundings, use our imagination in the mud kitchen and understand the world.
We believe that reading is very important both at home and in school, we aim to listen to the children read once a week and we have some lovely reading helpers that support this!